Exploring the Elements of Postcolonialism and its Exponents

Authors

  • Dr. Kishan Swaroop Rana Assistant Professor, Department of English LKC Government PG College Gangoh, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh Affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut (U.P.), India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9811-7386

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53032/tcl.2021.6.5.06

Keywords:

Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Marginalization, Identity, Multiculturalism, Migration, Hybridity, Mimicry

Abstract

Postcolonialism is an academic discipline that analyses, explains and responds to the cultural legacies of colonialism and imperialism. The purpose of the present study is to examine the postcolonialism and elements of postcolonialism such as marginalization, identity, multiculturalism, racial discrimination, hybridity, mimicry etc. The article discusses the thoughts of Frantz Fanon, Edward Said, Homi K. Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak on postcolonialism as well.

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Published

2021-12-30

How to Cite

Dr. Kishan Swaroop Rana. (2021). Exploring the Elements of Postcolonialism and its Exponents. The Creative Launcher, 6(5), 44–52. https://doi.org/10.53032/tcl.2021.6.5.06

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